Direct Hire Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Positions Open

Air Cargo Carriers
Published
May 15, 2017
Job Type
Category

Description

We have multiple A&P Mechanic career opportunities in the Continental US  — Apply today and Find Yours.

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Job overview and responsibilities

  • The Airframe and Powerplant Technician is responsible for service and maintenance of the aircraft systems, power plant, airframe and components. This includes performing inspections, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, part replacement and repairs, as well as other routine maintenance such as fluid servicing and lubrication.
  • Experience with PT 6 Turbo Prop Engines, Shorts 330 or 360 Aircraft, King Air or Twin Turbo Prop aircraft desired.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform aircraft maintenance work in accordance with FAA and Company regulation
  • Read and interpret technical and maintenance manuals, diagrams and blueprints
  • Document or record all work performed using Company provided logs, task cards, forms, tags or computer systems
  • Research and order parts and determine appropriate repair action/s.
  • Assist other technicians with a variety of tasks related to aircraft maintenance and aircraft movement
  • Ability to mentor and train (OJT)
  • FOD Control / Housekeeping Duties – Proper Storage and clean, organized work area

Physical Abilities

This position requires you to perform a variety of physical activities such as:

  • Accessing elevated areas of aircraft for maintenance and servicing which may require the use of ladders, jet stairways, high lift trucks, boom lifts and other lifting devices
  • Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, sitting, working overhead, extensive walking, working in tight/confined spaces and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Handling hazardous material in performance of assigned duties
  • Be able to use Personal Protective Equipment (e.g., respirators, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.)

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position; additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate

Education

  • High School diploma or GED/equivalent required

Certification

  • FAA A&P License required

Experience

  • Twelve (12) months' experience in trouble shooting, repair, and maintenance of aluminum and/or composite skinned, pressurized jet/turboprop aircraft preferred. Shorts 330/360, King Air, Pratt & Whitney PT6, and other Twin Turbo Prop Aircraft experience considered.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge and ability to use power tools
  • The ability to become skilled on the use of various test and ground equipment
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently

Other Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid US driver's license (revoked, suspended or expired are not considered valid)
  • Passing of a 10-year background check
  • Passing of pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
  • Passing and maintaining recurring pulmonary function check for the use of a respirator with no medical restrictions or limitations, if necessary
  • Clearing a fingerprint-based criminal history check in order to obtain and retain credentials necessary for the position required (United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable State and Federal law)
  • Possess own tools and the ability to purchase additional tools if required
  • Flexible to work any shift in a 24/7 operation, including nights, weekends and holidays required
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of pre-employment skills tests and interview
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is essential function of the position

AirCargo Carriers, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

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